refectory

[ ri-fek-tuh-ree ]
/ rɪˈfɛk tə ri /

noun, plural re·fec·to·ries.

a dining hall in a religious house, a college, or other institution.

QUIZZES

LEARN THE SPANISH WORDS FOR THESE COMMON ANIMALS!

Are you learning Spanish? Or do you just have an interest in foreign languages? Either way, this quiz on Spanish words for animals is for you.
Question 1 of 13
How do you say “cat” 🐈 in Spanish?

Origin of refectory

1475–85; <Late Latin refectōrium, equivalent to Latin refec-, combining form of reficere to renew (see refect) + -tōrium-tory2
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for refectory

British Dictionary definitions for refectory

refectory
/ (rɪˈfɛktərɪ, -trɪ) /

noun plural -tories

a communal dining hall in a religious, academic, or other institution

Word Origin for refectory

C15: from Late Latin refectōrium, from Latin refectus refreshed
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012